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Open Data Monitor

Jan 12, 2023· By Patrick Skinner
How can we track open government datasets over time? Say hello to Open Data Monitor, a Socrata tracking tool powered by Seafowl and Splitgraph.
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Dec 14, 2022 ·By Marko Grujić
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Rust visitor pattern and efficient DataFusion query federation

We explore the inner workings of DataFusion filter pushdown optimisation, and see what it takes to ship them to remote data sources.
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Dec 9, 2022 ·By Peter Neumark
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Deciding if I'm urban with WebAssembly and Seafowl

I used Seafowl to analyze how much of a city slicker I am—with geographic user-defined WASM functions and caffeine addiction!
Nov 29, 2022 ·By Peter Neumark
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Extending Seafowl with WebAssembly

How can Seafowl users extend the database's builtin capabilities in a safe, portable and efficient way? The answer is WebAssembly, read on to learn how!
Nov 18, 2022 ·By Marko Grujić
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Table partitioning and time travel queries: Seafowl case study

We discuss how Seafowl performs table partitioning to enable efficient versioning and time travel queries
Oct 12, 2022 ·By Artjoms Iškovs
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(Ab)using CDNs for SQL queries

A deep dive into how we designed Seafowl's REST API to be HTTP cache and CDN friendly, including some discussion of ETags and other HTTP cache mechanics.
Oct 9, 2022 ·By Artjoms Iškovs
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Seafowl: a database for analytics at the edge

Our new project: a CDN-friendly analytical database that's up to 10x faster than PostgreSQL and up to 5x faster than Splitgraph.
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